Magnet Fishing: A fun way to learn loads of concepts for school readiness!!

We went to a friend’s house recently where they had a magnet fishing game, and I was amazed at how much my two youngest boys loved playing with it, so I decided to create my own – but with a twist!  I would make one so that they could not only improve their hand-eye coordination […]

Glow in the Dark Stained Glass Windows.

With our glow in the dark adventures that I have been blogging about, I thought I would share another easy, fun and cheap glow in the dark activity that is great for a sensory and fine motor experience with a side of shape recognition thrown in  for children too. You will need: Clear Contact (adhesive clear book covering). […]

Entomology Exploration: Fun with Insects!

Having three little boys, of course they are fascinated in anything to do with bugs and creepy crawlies (and other animals too!), so I decided to buy a beautiful, educational reference guide for them to use in everyday situations where they might be interested in a particular animal.  If we ever have a spider in […]

Glow Bubbles!

I will pre-position this post with the fact that this post is for the older children who will absolutely, definitely not suck in on a straw when you tell them not to, but blow out to make bubbles, my 7-year-old is totally fine with this, so was okay for this activity, however I wouldn’t offer this […]

Glowing Construction with Straws and Pipe Cleaners.

My boys are such avid, little builders, they are happiest when they are building with Lego, blocks, connecting toys or anything they can use to build structures and towers, etc.  They love being imaginative, designing, constructing and then playing imaginatively with ther=ir wonderful inventions, it allows them the freedom to use their engineering skills, logical thought, […]

Chocolate Marshmallow Spiders. Fun recipe for Halloween!

 A fun recipe and cooking activity for the kids for Halloween (or any time at all really) is to make Chocolate Spiders. They are so easy to make and so super cute! My boys loved making them AND especially loved eating them! The kids can either help you do this or they can do this all […]

Glow in the Dark Water Beads.

  Coming up to Halloween we are doing a few more Glow In The Dark Activities at our house at the moment, so I thought I would sure them with you too!!  So stay tuned for a couple more in the next week! In our house we have a thing for water beads, we love […]

Edible Glow in the Dark Spider Webs.

   We ADORE glow in the dark activities in our house, especially at Halloween time!  There is something about the “magic” glow that seems to calm my boys and they seem to suddenly play quietly as they seem so in awe of it all, so I find it is a good activity to do after […]

Glow in the Dark Edible Jelly Eyeballs!

             Halloween is such a fun time to make edible food, especially glow in the dark edible food!!! I decided I wanted to try to make glow in the dark edible jelly/jello eyeballs as a fun activity for the boys. I made these as more of a fun sensory activity that were okay to be […]